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Things That Go Bump In The Galley….

There are hundreds of spooky tales of ghostly figures, ghoulish apparitions and strange goings on spotted aboard aircraft by crew, ground staff and passengers since man took to the skies. In the run up to Halloween you will often find crew huddled .....

A Tribute To Thomas Cook

On Monday September 23, 2019 we woke to the devastating news that Thomas Cook, the worlds oldest travel company had gone in to liquidation. Thomas Cook had been around for 178 years and its failure put 22,000 jobs at risk globally, including 9,000 .....

The Worst Things People Can Do On A Plane

I remember being told in my initial cabin crew training that passengers leave their brains at home. My trainees and I giggled and thought no more of it. But once we gained our wings it didn’t take long in to our career to realise that NOTHING our .....

Japan Airlines Adopts Trousers In Uniform Re-Design

On July 23, Japan Airlines (JAL) revealed newly designed uniforms for its employees, giving female cabin attendants the choice of wearing trousers for the first time in the carriers history. Cabin Crew, engineers, ground staff and others will start .....

20 Things You Should NEVER Say To Your Cabin Crew

Here at Confessions Of A Trolley Dolly we like to make flying easier for everyone. That is why we have shown you ‘How To Be The Perfect Airline Passenger’. Guided you through the ‘A-Z Of Aeroplane Jetiquette’ and explained .....

Runway Inferno – Aeroflot Flight SU1492

On May 5, 2019 Aeroflot Flight SU1492 a scheduled passenger flight from Moscow to Murmansk, Russia crashed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport after attempting to make an emergency landing. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 .....

Miracle Landing – Aloha Airlines Flight 243

On February 11, 1990 a movie was released in the USA called ‘Miracle Landing’. The film tells the story of Paradise Airlines Flight 243 flying from Honolulu to Hilo, which was involved in a terrifying explosive decompression when a large section .....

Concorde at 50 – A Day In The Life Of Concorde Crew

Instantly recognisable, immediately eye-catching, unspeakably elegant, Concorde is simply the most iconic aircraft of all time. No passenger plane has captured peoples imagination as magnificently as Concorde. The aircraft took to the skies on March .....

50 Things That Make Cabin Crew Happy!

Despite what some people think, being cabin crew is more than just fancy uniforms, tea and coffee, beef or chicken, sexy pilots and exotic lay-overs. The role can often be incredibly demanding and challenging. Despite these challenges one of the .....